ABOUT THE JOURNAL
The International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences (IJCJS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal focusing on the contemporary issues in Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Victimology, is the official journal of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV). IJCJS is an unique Diamond open access, open access international journal, where the author(s) / readers need not pay/subscribe and it is totally free. The Journal has an international focus and it does not restrict itself to any region. It tries to give a new impetus to the field of criminology by the way of high quality articles and book reviews. This journal would provide a forum for Internationally established academics and young researchers who would put forth their perspectives on criminology, criminal justice and Victimology. We would hope to see an increased interest in the Criminal Justice field through the publication of this journal.
Socio-Physics: Applying the Natural Sciences to Criminal Justice and Penology (2017, Revised Edition)
Curtis and Michelle Blakely
Publisher: Academia Press, LLC.
Publisher: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.
Debarati Halder and K. Jaishankar
This journal would provide a forum for Internationally established academics and young researchers who would put forth their perspectives on criminology, criminal justice and Victimology.
The International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences (IJCJS) believes that knowledge is open to all and it should be freely accessible. IJCJS makes all content freely available to all researchers worldwide, ensuring maximum dissemination of content through its website. IJCJS supports the views of Scherlen and Robinson (2008), and justifies that open access is the only way to ensure social justice in the dissemination of criminal justice scholarship and literature. IJCJS also supports Create Change in promoting the concept of open access.
Benefits of Publishing in IJCJS
- Fast submission and (double blind) review process
- Publishing in a Scopus and Schimago ranked journal
- Research reaches the community in a timely manner
- Guaranteed quality - peer review managed by top international reviewers
- All content is free
- High readership visibility
Journal Ranking / Impact (h-index / SCImago Journal Rank / Scopus)
- IJCJS is a Scopus ranked journal from 2019. IJCJS is ranked in 499th Position (out of 685 criminology/law journals) in the World and 7th position in Asiatic region & 3rd position in the OA. Journals.
- The SCOPUS CITESCORE 2019 of IJCJS is 0.3.
- IJCJS utilizes Hirsch’s h-index – and data source – Google Scholar – to assess journal impact. The Google Scholar Hirsch’s h-index Journal impact is 19.
- Other impact measures from SCOPUS are: CITESCORE 2019 - 0.3 (CiteScore - CiteScore metrics calculate the citations from all documents in year one to all documents published in the prior three years for a Journal). SJR 2019 - 0.118 (SJR - SCImago Journal Rank is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same). The SJR indicator measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is. Cites per Doc. (2y) measures the scientific impact of an average article published in the journal, it is computed using the same formula that Journal Impact factor™ (Clarivate analytics). SNIP 2019 - 0.465 (SNIP - Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field).
- IJCJS was ranked as B Journal of the ‘Excellence in Research for Australia’ (ERA Journal ID 41865), the Australian Research Council (ANZ Field of Research: 1801 Law) and it is available both in the 2012 final list and 2015 submission list.
Copyright: Creative Commons License
IJCJS articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, at the free choice of the authors. Under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, share alike, for non-commercial use, provided the original work is properly cited. (read full legal code).